Monday, November 03, 2008

Top 100 MBE: Charles S. Dutton

Hollywood Actor, producer, and director Charles "Roc" Dutton will be honored at the 3rd annual Top 100 MBE Award ceremony. Mr. Dutton, a native of Baltimore, Maryland, has an illustrious career as an actor that continues to grow strong. His recent role was as Willie 'Pops' Davis in, The Express: The Ernie Davis Story.

The award ceremony will take place on Thursday, November 6, 2008 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at The University of Maryland (UMUC) Marriott Inn and Conference Center in Adelphi, Maryland. The annual award, which honors outstanding women and minority business owners in Maryland, Virginia, and the District of Columbia was started by Maryland native, businesswoman, and entrepreneur, Sharon R. Pinder of the Pinder Group, LLC. For more information please visit

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Anonymous said...

This is a great blog Stephen! Love the history and culture, I'll be dropping by a lot. I've always loved Charles Dutton too! He's stood strong in the struggle to maintain a balanced media portrayal for Black men.

Anonymous said...

Dutton is like, one of may all time favorite contemporary movie actors. Glad he's getting his props. Good work on this blog, Stephen, you seem to be all about giving credit where credit is due.

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Babz Rawls Ivy said...

He is a fine example that "we are not our worst moments" his time in prison, and his release tell us that the human spirit if nutured and give half a chance can make a success in life.

Kudos to you for shining the light on where it ought to be shined! *smile*

Stephen A. Bess said...

Fly Girl-
thank you. Yes, I admire Mr. Dutton a great deal. I hope that I get a chance to shake his hand because I will be helping out with the event. I'm happy that you can appreciate MC. I come visit you as well. Peace~

Yes, I take pleasure in giving that credit. We can wait until they're no longer around. We must give it now. Besides, Charles Dutton is just a great example of what one can do against all odds.

Anonymous said...

He is a great actor. I particularly liked him in Cry, the Beloved Country, and then also in Alien 3.

Hope you are voting, by the way!!

Stephen A. Bess said...

I'm definitely voting. Thanks for stopping in.

Lyrically speaking said...

I wish I could attend...I remember his old shows on TV, very good actor

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